Valašské Meziříčí

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Coordinates: 49°28′36″N 17°58′26″E / 49.47667°N 17.97389°E / 49.47667; 17.97389
Valašské Meziříčí
Town
Náměstí ve Valašském Meziříčí 2.jpg
Town square
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Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Vsetín
Commune Valašské Meziříčí
River Bečva
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Coordinates 49°28′36″N 17°58′26″E / 49.47667°N 17.97389°E / 49.47667; 17.97389
Area 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population 27,960
Density 799 / km2 (2,069 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1377
Mayor Jiří Částečka
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 757 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Valašské Meziříčí
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.valasskemezirici.cz

Valašské Meziříčí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvalaʃskɛː ˈmɛzɪr̝iːtʃiː]; German: Wallachisch Meseritsch) is a town in the Zlín Region, the Czech Republic. The town has 27,960 inhabitants.

Vsetínská Bečva and Rožnovská Bečva rivers join in the town to form the Bečva River.

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History[edit]

The first mention of Valasske Mezirici dates from the 13th century. The name cames from the words "mezi-rici" (between-rivers).

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Twin towns[edit]

Valašské Meziříčí is twinned with:

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